Urban Spelunking: WTMJ's Radio City

Published Dec. 4, 2017

WTMJ radio built Radio City, 720 E. Capitol Dr. in 1941. The WTMJ television station was launched in the building - which claims to be the first to be purpose-built as both a radio and television studio - in December 1947 and it is currently celebrating its 70th anniversary.


Amy Taylor talks work, triplets, weight loss and her stint in soap operas

Published June 5, 2017

Radio and TV personality Amy Taylor is a night owl who's excelled in a career based on early mornings, the mother of triplets despite infertility and a diligent practitioner of health and fitness after years of evading self care. And she's willing to talk about all of it. Openly.


WKTI is back, with a new twang

Published June 5, 2015

Maybe it was the time spent in Knoxville that gave WKTI its southern drawl. Late last week, the familiar call letters returned to 94.5 on the dial when the station managers made a format change to mainstream country.


Pokemon cartoons are only a free app away

Published Feb. 14, 2013

The Pokemon Company released a new app for iPhones, iPods and Android devices that runs ad-free episodes for fans to relive their childhoods, or share the memories with the next generation.


Milwaukee heat index: November 2008

Published Nov. 17, 2008

There's never a shortage of new people, events, decisions and ideas in Milwaukee, some moving the city forward and some holding it back. In this subjective and light-hearted article, we take Milwaukee's temperature for the end of November 2008.


WKTI tight-lipped about DJ plans after format switch

Published Nov. 10, 2008

When WKTI (94.5 FM) switched formats last week, the station didn't offer up a ton of information. It launched a basic Web site announcing the "New 94.5 Lake FM," and its DJs and morning show disappeared from the airwaves.


Milwaukee Talks: Bob Reitman 2006

Published Dec. 6, 2006

An era ends next week when the local legend retires after more than 25 years as part of the morning team at WKTI (94.5 FM). Reitman, who turns 65 soon, isn't leaving radio forever; he'll start a new weekly show on WUWM early next year.


Ya ya Reitman!

Published Oct. 23, 2006

Frank Caliendo, Gilbert Gottfried and Leslie Nielsen will be the stars in a big send off for WKTI disc jockey Bob Reitman Dec. 12 at The Riverside Theater.


Milwaukee Talks: WKTI's Amy Taylor

Published Aug. 22, 2006

After a brief stint acting in a soap opera and a respectable career in television news, Amy Taylor joined Reitman and Mueller's uber-popular morning show in 2002, adding a fresh perspective and dose of sass to the already two decades-old program.


Rockstar Project aims to create a home-grown idol

Published Feb. 26, 2004

The Rockstar Project is the brainchild of Neil Willenson and musician Kevin Sucher. Willenson, founder of Camp Heartland, created the project to give one Milwaukeean the opportunity to launch a music career.